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Check Out the New ANSYS Discovery Live's Geometry Modeling Check Out the New ANSYS Discovery Live's Geometry Modeling
By ANSYS
ANSYS Discovery Live offers a full set of geometry tools enabling you to create virtually any 3D CAD file or import and edit 3D CAD and STL files.
What They Didn't Teach You in School about Heat Transfer What They Didn't Teach You in School about Heat Transfer
By Mentor Graphics
See how Mentor Graphics CAD-embedded CFD solution FloEFD provides a complete environment for performing heat-transfer and fluid flow evaluation.
Why the HP Z2 Mini Is Cool and Why You Should Bundle Now! Why the HP Z2 Mini Is Cool and Why You Should Bundle Now!
By ConnectPress and HP
CP Members don't miss out on this exclusive bundle, including the HP Z2 Mini Workstation and SOLIDWORKS Premium from HP and ConnectPress.
Get Your FREE Trial of ANSYS' New Discovery Live! Get Your FREE Trial of ANSYS' New Discovery Live!
By ANSYS
See how this simulation software provides real-time simulation and its intuitive interface makes it easy for any engineer to learn and use.
Tips & Tricks
The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard
By James Reeher, Fisher Unitech
The SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard provides a myriad of hole options from threaded and clearance holes to pipe threads, dowel holes and slots.
4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool 4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool
By Simran Rekhi, TriMech
Trimech's Simran Rekhi provides the steps needed to install the updated 2016 WPDM Admin Tool whether it's a client SOLIDWORKS machine or a Server machine.
How to Customize 3D PDF Templates Using SOLIDWORKS MBD How to Customize 3D PDF Templates Using SOLIDWORKS MBD
By Oboe Wu, DS SOLIDWORKS
SOLIDWORKS MBD 2017 added significant 3D PDF Template Editor enhancements. Oboe Wu of DS SOLIDWORKS highlights his favorites here.
Using SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect with Sheet Metal Parts Using SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect with Sheet Metal Parts
By Jeff Setzer, GSC
The new 3D Interconnect functionality introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2017 is useful when working with a variety of native non-SOLIDWORKS files.
Case Studies
Pedal to the Metal for Automated Data Translation Pedal to the Metal for Automated Data Translation
By Miles Parker, Founder, Parker Group
Validated modeling data that Elysium facilitates is a key part of Adient's integrated process approach to MBD and MBE for seat design.
Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell
By Dell
Innodep worked with Dell OEM Solutions from the early stages of its design to development of the finished product, reducing time by 40%.
The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD

See how Tamturbo Oy are extending the useful life of the air compressors with frontloading CFD to get results earlier in the design phase
Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD
By Mike Gruetzmacher, Technical Marketing Engineer, Mentor Graphics
Nascar driver Anthony Kumpen consulted with Voxdale CFD engineering consultancy, to see what CFD could do to improve his race car.
Columns
Overcoming PLM Obsolescence Overcoming PLM Obsolescence
By Tom Gill and Fred Keith PLM Enterprise Value & Integration CIMdata Inc.
Tom Gill and Fred Keith of CIMdata discuss 17 key elements of CIMdata's PLM Investment Sustainability Model to meet changing requirements.
Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality

Watch this "3 Minutes of Your Time" video on an innovative restaurant in France who entertains their guests with augmented reality using 3D project.
Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel
By Jon Peddie, Jon Peddie Research
Jon Peddie takes a look at the new Xeon W Processors based on Skylake/Purley and provides some comparisons of Intel processors.
J.G. WEISSER Accelerates Turning Machine Concept Design J.G. WEISSER Accelerates Turning Machine Concept Design
By DS SOLIDWORKS Corp.
The turning machine manufacturer implemented SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Designer reducing design time by 15 percent and shortened sales cycle.